Niccolò Paganini

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    Violinist Leila Josefowicz performs Paganini aged 13

    2016-09-09T00:00:00Z

    13-year-old Leila Josefowicz plays 'La Campanella' from Paganini's Violin Concerto no.2 with the Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by John Williams in 1991. Watch: When they were young: Sarah Chang  

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    Mayu Kishima performs Paganini at Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition 2016

    2016-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Japanese violinist Mayu Kishima, who today has been named the winner of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition , performs Paganini's Caprices nos. 24 and 11 in the contest's Quarter Final round.  

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    Richard Lin performs Paganini at Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition

    2016-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Richard Lin performs Paganini Caprices for Solo Violin nos.24 and 10 at the Quarter-Finals of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition 2016. Lin is one of 18 violinists selected to progress to the Semi-Final rounds, taking place this week. Read: Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin ...

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    Violinist Ida Haendel performs Paganini Caprice no.17

    2016-08-22T00:00:00Z

    A video clip has surfaced in recent days of violinist Ida Haendel performing Paganini's Caprice no.17 and the Andante from Bach's Solo Sonata no.2. The live television studio recording was made during the 1980s. Read: Violinist Ida Haendel on Bach's Chaconne Watch: Ida Haendel gives ...

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    Violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini's Caprice no.24

    2016-06-10T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini's Caprice no.24 as an encore at the Luna Classics Festival 2014 in Nyon, Switzerland. Watch: Maxim Vengerov on playing the violin like Mozart Watch: Maxim Vengerov on taking time to explore the fingerboard

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    Violinist Ruggiero Ricci performs Paganini's La Campanella aged 12

    2016-01-18T00:00:00Z

    The great violinist Ruggiero Ricci performs Paganini's La Campanella (from his Violin Concerto no.2) in 1930 at the age of 12. Read: None of my teachers were any good at explaining technique – Ruggiero Ricci Listen: Violinist Jascha Heifetz performs Mozart aged 11

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    Augustin Hadelich performs Paganini's Caprice no.9

    2015-12-08T00:00:00Z

    The German violinist, who has just been nominated for a classical Grammy award , gives a rendition of Paganini's Ninth Caprice 'The Hunt' as an encore after a performance with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on 25 April 2014. ' I change all of my strings at ...

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    Five-year-old violinist Anna Lee performs Paganini

    2015-09-22T00:00:00Z

    South Korean violinist Anna Lee performs Paganini's First Violin Concerto with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lan Shui in January 2001 - at the age of just five-and-a-half. The musician went on to study at the Juilliard School in New York and in 2012 won second prize ...

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    Violinist Ruggiero Ricci performs Bach and Paganini encores

    2015-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Ruggiero Ricci performs encores following a concert in Florence in 1985 at the age of 67. First up is the Prelude from Bach's Solo Partita no.3, followed by Paganini's Caprice no.17. Read the great violinist's memories of his teachers: None of my teachers were any good ...

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    Cellist Gautier Capuçon performs Paganini's Variations on a Theme of Rossini

    2015-07-09T00:00:00Z

    French cellist Gautier Capuçon demonstrates tremendous control in Paganini's Variations on a Theme of Rossini. Watch Gautier's violinist brother Renaud performing Gluck’s Melodie on the Giuseppe Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ ‘Panette’ violin, 1737. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a ...